Ben Murray-Bruce Hails Senate Over Onochie’s Rejection As INEC Commissioner

Ben Murray-Bruce Hails Senate Over Onochie's Rejection As INEC Commissioner
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Former lawmaker, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has commended the Nigerian Senate for rejecting the nomination of Lauretta Onochie, a presidential aide as a commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

The upper legislative chamber rejected her appointment after Kabiru Gaya, chairman of the INEC committee, presented a report during a plenary session.

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Gaya said Onochie was disqualified based on federal character principle, adding that there is a serving commissioner from Delta state where Onochie hails from.

Reacting to this development, the former lawmaker from Bayelsa, described the move as a commendable one.

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